The Pilgrim Prophet

This image has been added to my on going Portraits collection:  

The dweller of a Chullpa

A chullpa is an ancient Aymara funerary tower originally constructed for a noble person or noble family. Chullpas are found across the Altiplano in Peru and Bolivia.

Rodalquilar: an abandoned gold mine

Time to leave colour behind and this is the perfect opportunity: Spanish light and contrast. The images below show an abandoned gold mine near a small village called Rodalquilar, Andalusia, Spain

A remote Spanish village

Huebro, Andalusia,  and it’s cemetery

The Self – beheaded

Another image added to my on going Portraits collection

Rediscovering Santiago Calatrava

Visiting Valencia we found The City of Arts and Sciences most fascinating. It is in fact  one of the 12 Treasures of Spain.

St. Bartholomew The Great

Visiting Smithfield Market at the weekend, I came across this wonderful church: the Priory Church of St. Bartholomew, founded in AD 1123. as part of a monastery of Augustinian Canons. Bartholomew was one of the Twelve Apostles, brought to Jesus by Saint Philip. He is reputed to have brought Christianity to Armenia where tradition states that he was later flayed alive and crucified head…

Isla Incahuasi – Salar de Uyuni

Once an ancient lake the ‘Salar de Uyuni’  was formed as a result of transformations between several prehistoric lakes. It is covered by a few meters of salt crust, which has an extraordinary flatness with the average elevation variations within one meter over the entire area of the Salar. The crust serves as a source of salt and covers a pool of brine, which is exceptionally…